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Gov. Hutchinson Announces Appointments

03.08.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the following appointments:

Dr. Dexter Booth, Little Rock, to the Arkansas State Claims Commission. Appointment expires January 14, 2022. Replaces James Simpson.

Jim Phillips, Jr., El Dorado, to the Oil and

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Governor Hutchinson Announces Pledger as New Executive Director of AETN

03.07.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced the selection of Courtney Pledger to serve as the Executive Director of the Arkansas Educational Television Network (AETN). Pledger will replace former Director Allen Weatherly, who passed away in November of last year. Her start date will be

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Governor Asa Hutchinson Announces Intent to Grant Executive Clemency

03.06.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today announced his intent to grant 11 pardons and one commutation. An additional 45 clemency requests were denied and five had no action taken upon them. These include requests from both inmates and non-inmates.

The applicants intended for pardons have completed

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Governor Hutchinson to Seek Changes to Arkansas Works Waiver, Legislation Needed

03.06.2017

LITTLE ROCK – At a news conference Monday afternoon, Governor Asa Hutchinson outlined four broad changes he is seeking to make to the Arkansas Works program. The reforms would be the first initiated under the Trump Administration, and they include: capping eligibility at 100 percent of the federal poverty line

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule: March 6th – March 11th

03.03.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, March 6, 2017, through Saturday, March 11, 2017: 

Monday, March 6, 2017:

LITTLE ROCK Arkansas School Breakfast Month Press Conference 9:30 AM Governor’s Conference Room 500

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Gov. Hutchinson Signs ArFuture Grant into Law

03.02.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson today signed the “Arkansas Future Grant” (ArFuture) into law, which provides up to two years of tuition and fees at a publicly funded Arkansas community or technical college to any student who enrolls in a high-demand field of study

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Governor Hutchinson to Detail MLK-Lee Bill Wednesday

03.01.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson will hold a news conference Wednesday to discuss recently filed legislation regarding history in the classroom and the dual holiday of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Robert E. Lee Day.

Details are as follows:

WHAT:

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Public Schedule:  February 27th – March 4th

02.27.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Monday, February 27, 2017, through Saturday, March 4, 2017: 

Tuesday, February 28, 2017:

LITTLE ROCK Arkansas Food Hall of Fame 6:15 PM Ron Robinson Theater 100 River Market Ave. Little Rock,

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Governor Asa Hutchinson’s Schedule: February 24th – February 27th

02.24.2017

LITTLE ROCK – The following is a list of public appearances by Governor Asa Hutchinson from Friday, February 24, 2017, through Monday, February 27, 2017: 

Friday, February 24, 2017:

WASHINGTON, D.C. POLITICO State Solutions Conference - Q&A Session 1:30 PM CST

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Governor Hutchinson to Host and Chair Governor’s Joint Energy Summit in Washington, D.C. Thursday an

02.23.2017

LITTLE ROCK – Governor Asa Hutchinson, as Chairman of both the Southern States Energy Board (SSEB) and the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC), will chair the first Governor’s Joint Energy Summit in Washington, D.C. The two-day summit will play host

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